Can you Wakesurf on a sterndrive boat?

What is sterndrive boat?

A sterndrive is a marine propulsion system that is attached to a sterndrive, also known as an outdrive. The drive unit is both the transmission and propulsion. … An inboard is a marine propulsion system that is enclosed within the hull of the boat — it is usually connected to a propulsion screw by a driveshaft.

Do wake shapers work on outboards?

While DELTA and ECHO wakesurf shapers work well on almost any single engine watercraft, it’s not recommended to surf traditional inboard/outboard boats for safety reasons. … In wakeboarding or waterskiing, the surfer/skier is typically 25-30 ft from the prop, whereas in wakesurfing the surfer is 6-8 ft from the prop.

What size Wakesurf do I need?

Wakesurf Board Size Chart

Rider Weight Surf Style Skim Style
Up to 110 lbs Up to 4′ Up to 4′
100 – 170 lbs 4′ – 4’8″ 4′ – 4’4″
150 – 200 lbs 4’8″ – 5′ 4’4″ – 4’10”
190 – 250+ lbs 5’+ 4’10″+

Can you wake surf behind pontoon boat?

Yes! You can have a great time wakesurfing behind a pontoon. … Pontoon boats are known for generating a small wake due to the shape of the hull. These efficient vessels push water out of the way quickly and allow owners to go faster along the shoreline in designated no wake zones.

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